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Our business relationship starts with a financial analysis of your operation.  Once we know each other well, we can help you build the best strategies for marketing and crop insurance - leveraging all of these pieces together for the best success. 

Short and Long-Term Farm Plans Work Together

by Heather Lauf March 13, 2014

bMetzger64Your financial plans for your farm - both short and long-term - and your legacy plan (the ultimate long-range plan) work best when they're working in tandem. Financial insights about your operation help you make the best plans for the future of your farm and the next generation's involvement in the operation, says Ben Metzger, Director at Water Street Solutions. He talks with Dewey Nelson of KRVN about that.  Short and Long-Term Farm Plans Work Together Metzger AUDIO

Your Farm's Financial Health Affects Your Legacy

by Heather Lauf February 19, 2014

Farm Futures logoShort term and long term plans for the farm work together, says President and CEO of Water Street Solutions Darren Frye in his Finance First column on this week. Find out how the financial health of your farm affects your farm's long-term legacy. Read his blog post.

Wear the 'Business Hat' for Your Farm's Finances

by Heather Lauf February 4, 2014

aHoerr64The numbers are growing and the decisions are getting bigger. It's getting more important to take off the 'farmer hat' and put on the 'business hat' when you're making financial decisions for your farm, says Water Street Solutions Field Representative Andy Hoerr. He explains why here with KRVN's Dewey Nelson. Wear the Business Hat for Your Farm's Finances Hoerr AUDIO

Looking at Farm Finances? Put On the Business Hat

by Heather Lauf January 21, 2014

Farm Futures logoThe farm world is changing - and the key thing for you now is: how do I respond to it? What created success for you on your farm in the past might not be the same actions that you'll need to engage in for the future.

In his weekly Finance First post on, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions shares his perspective of the business-minded view that he says it will take to run a successful farm. Read his blog post.

Most Important Farm Financial Metric - For the Next Few Years

by Heather Lauf January 14, 2014

tBrhel64What will be the most important farm financial metrics for you to be keeping your eye on - as we enter what could be more challenging times for farm financials? Tim Brhel, an Ag Finance Specialist with Water Street Solutions, gives his thoughts on that question here and how you can use it on your farm. He talks with Dewey Nelson of KRVN.  The Most Important Financial Metric for the Next Few Years Brhel AUDIO


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